Board Member

James P. Gorman

James P. Gorman

Chairman and CEO, Morgan Stanley

James P. Gorman is chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley. He joined the firm in February 2006 and was named copresident in December 2007.

Before joining Morgan Stanley, Gorman held a succession of executive positions at Merrill Lynch. Prior to this, he was a senior partner of McKinsey & Co. and began his career as an attorney in Melbourne, Australia.

Among his civic activities, Gorman serves as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and co-chair of the board of overseers of the Columbia Business School and is a member of the Financial Services Forum, the Business Council, and the Business Roundtable.

He formerly served as president of the Federal Advisory Council to the U.S. Federal Reserve Board, co-chair of the Partnership for New York City, chair of the board of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and co-chair of the business committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Gorman earned a bachelor of arts and law degree from the University of Melbourne and a master of business administration from Columbia University.

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